Women's Swimming, Diving Falls To Cal

Jan. 26, 2001

LOS ANGELES - Despite sophomore Asa Sandlund's wins in the 500 and 1000 free and junior Kellie Brennan's victories in the 1- and 3-meter springboard, the No. 8 USC women's swimming and diving team fell to No. 6 California, 153-143, in dual-meet competition in Berkeley, Calif..

USC fell to 3-2, 1-2 while Cal improved to 5-2, 2-1.

Sandlund won the 500-yard free in 4:55.52 and took the 1000 free in 10:07.83. Brennan tallied 300.45 points in the 1-meter and 324.10 in the 3-meter.

Junior Kristin MacGregor won the 100 breast in 1:03.65 and sophomore Katie Meyer took the 200 back in a season's best time of 2:00.45 (NCAA consideration). The Trojans' 400 free relay team of Erin O'Kane, Karen Jacobs, Alissa Ellis and Sara Pelosi won the event in 3:54.64. All of the other four relay squads in the event were disqualified.

USC actually went 1-2-3 in the 1000 free with freshman Melissa Deary taking second in 10:17.74 and Jacobs taking third in 10:18.76. Freshman Nicci Fusaro took second in both the 1-meter (252.15) and the 3-meter (306.10).

Other quality swims by USC including Meyer's season's best 56.23 in the 100 back (NCAA consideration) and senior co-captain Corrie Murphy's 2:02.83 in the 200 IM (NCAA consideration).

USC swims at No. 4 Stanford on Saturday (Jan. 27) at 1 p.m.

200 Medley Relay

1. Cal A

(Andi Finlay, Natalie Coughlin, Staciana Stitts, Michelle Harper) No Time

2. USC A

No Time

3. USC B

No Time

1,000 Freestyle

1. Asa Sandlund USC 10:07.83 2. Melissa Deary USC 10:17.74

3. Karen Jacobs USC 10:18.76

4. Kristen Sissener Cal 10:19.22

5. Liah Kim Cal 10:28.06

200 Freestyle

1. Natalie Coughlin Cal 1:48.45

2. Michala Kwasny USC 1:51.13

3. Danielle Becks Cal 1:51.53

4. Corrie Murphy USC 1:52.45

5. Katherine Mitchell Cal 1:54.90

100 Back

1. Haley Cope Cal 55.11

2. Katie Meyer USC 56.23

3t. Andi Finlay Cal 59.73

3t. Katherine McAdoo Cal 59.73

5. Katie Tyrrell USC 1:00.92

100 Breaststroke

1. Kristin MacGregor USC 1:03.65

2. Staciana Stitts Cal 1:03.75

3. Rita Mariani Cal 1:04.52

4. Kyoko Yokouchi Cal 1:06.91

5. Allyson Brown USC 1:09.15

200 Butterfly

1. Natalie Coughlin Cal 1:57.28

2. Jana Krohn USC 2:02.77

3. Natalie Griffith Cal 2:03.21

4. Kristen Sissener Cal 2:03.91

5. Heather Valerio USC 2:08.06

50 Freestyle

1. Michelle Harper Cal 23.58

2. Danielle Becks Cal 23.78

3. Adrienne Mattos Cal 23.99

4. Jennifer Parmenter USC 24.05

5. Kirsten Rich USC 24.47

Women's One Meter Diving

1. Kelli Breenan USC 300.45

2. Nicci Fusaro USC 252.15

3. Christina Flynn Cal 240.375

4. Mandy Urioste Cal 224.775

5. Danielle Sermer Cal 221.475

100 Freestyle

1. Danielle Becks Cal 50.91

2. Haley Cope Cal 51.25

3. Kristin MacGregor USC 51.82

4. Michelle Harper Cal 51.91

5. Jennifer Parmenter USC 52.52

200 Backstroke

1. Katie Meyer USC 2:00.45

2. Kyoko Yokouchi Cal 2:00.60

3. Corrie Murphy USC 2:01.76

4. Amy Migawa USC 2:07.44

5. Shauna Barnard Cal 2:09.21

200 Breaststroke

1. Staciana Stitts Cal 2:17.62

2. Rita Mariani Cal 2:17.83

3. Michala Kwasny USC 2:18.64

4. Jennifer Parmenter USC 2:20.62

5. Allyson Brown USC 2:29.95

500 Freestyle

1. Asa Sandlund USC 4:55.52

2. Melissa Deary USC 5:00.79

3. Kristen Sissener Cal 5:04.56

4. Karen Jacobs USC 5:06.28

5. Shauna Barnard Cal 5:06.86

100 Butterfly

1. Haley Cope Cal 56.12

2. Jana Krohn USC 56.15

3. Katie Meyer USC 56.46

4. Natalie Griffith Cal 56.65

5. Katherine McAdoo Cal 57.34

Women's Three Meter Diving

1. Kellie Brennan USC 324.1

2. Nicci Fusaro USC 306.1

3. Christina Flynn Cal 248.98

4. Mandy Urioste Cal 236.63

5. Danielle Sermer Cal 220.65

200 Individual Medley

1. Natalie Coughlin Cal 2:00.80

2. Corrie Murphy USC 2:02.83

3. Michala Kwasny USC 2:03.94

4. Kyoko Yokouchi Cal 2:04.36

5. Natalie Griffith Cal 2:05.11

400 Freestyle Relay

1. USC C

(Erin O'Kane, Karen Jacobs, Alissa Ellis, Sara Pelosi)3:54.64

2. California A

DSQ

3. USC A

DSQ

4. Cal B

DSQ

5. USC B

DSQ

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